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johnson reports, those same voters turned out well known incumbent councilman michael brown. >> reporter: this was the scene at 14th and u streets in the early hours this morning after president obama was declared the winner. >> we have four more years to finish what has been started. >> reporter: board of elections said the president got 91% of the d.c. vote. that percentage will go even higher when special and absentee ballots are counted. >> what i want most in the president for the second term is for him to really stand up for democracy. >> reporter: d.c. mayor gray hopes the president can do more to help the city in the second term. authority over its budget and legislation are at the top of the mayor's wish list. >> he's an eloquent spokesperson. he's a brilliant man and we need his support to be able to get what should be rightfully ours and that is full participation in the united states. >> reporter: roughly a quarter million d.c. voters cast ballots in tuesday's election. the turnout helped first time independent council candidate david caruso to defeat michael brown. >> i
his fate from not one, but two judges today. >> this is bruce johnson, late this afternoon kwame brown was here in court to respond to a misdemeanor campaign finance conviction. he was in the custody of deputy u.s. marshals and he had handcuffs on him. shackles around the waist and his legs and he was given a 30 day suspended sentence. before that he was over in federal court. he was given a one day sentence in federal court today by judge richard leon. the conviction was for bank fraud. kwame brown was also given six months home detention with a curfew from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. >> oh wow. you know, i mean he's obviously extremely disappointed first in himself, and the situation he finds himself in. >> reporter: the 42-year-old former chairman of the d.c. council also given 480 hours of visible community service. after that, he must serve two years supervised probation. federal court kwame brown wiped away tears as he talked about the embarsment and told the judge told i'm here because of my own poor conduct. i'm not a victim. this is bruce johnson reporting for 9news now from downt
senate race between republican incumbent scott brown and former obama administration official elizabeth warren. missouri congressman todd akin was expected to upset democratic incumbent mccaskill in missouri. that is until he made some pretty controversial comments about abortion earlier in the campaign. we'll be watching both the races and several others for you throughout the evening. >>> and coming your way on 9news now at 7:00, we'll have continued team coverage of this election, remember the virginia polls close at 7:00. plus an update on the george allen and tim kaine battle for the senate and the very latest election results as they come in. we'll see you at 7:00. >> see you then derek. >> still to come in this half hour of 9news now, what the wealthiest among us have to gain or lose this election day. topper? >> well if you're running to the polls at the last-minute grab a jacket here. here are the numbers on the day. more like december than november. 48 and 34 goes in the books, the averages are still 64 and 34. record low 26. we will come back and talk about the nor'easter and
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